08/26/2018 - National Tryout Plus - Lebanon (Nashville), TN
Ty continues to shine on the diamond with improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. On the mound, delivery is sound and repeatable, allowing his arm action to work well to the plate. Arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 71 mph. Fastball showed a range of 69-71 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent contact and shows a feel for the barrel through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At 3B, he displays smooth fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft and presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves his foot quickness.
11/09/2017 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City (Ages 14-18)
Ty continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate is where he has improved the most through a tall, open setup and simple approach. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive approach. He stays inside the baseball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he works to utilize his lower half more efficiently. At 3B, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / clean actions. Hands are clean but needs to present more out front. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls but will benefit by playing through with his body. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds of the double play. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 59-64 mph with slight tail. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and a very hard worker.
08/20/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Lebanon (Nashville), TN
Ty is a (2021 grad) at 3B/RHP with an athletic build. Defensively at 3B, he hustles laterally as he tries to work around the GB. He comes up with a clean transfer and makes accurate throws across the infield. On the mound, this RHP gets to a strong balance point. He delivers from a hi 3/4 arm slot with loose arm action and commands his pitches for strikes. With the stick, Ty is a contact type hitter. He swings aggressively through the zone and sprays pitches to all parts of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Lateral range
2. Develop soft hands
3. Arm strength (long toss)
1. More lower 1/2
2. Strong frontside
3. Develop off speed pitches
1. Develop a load
2. Shorten up swing
3. Lower 1/2 drive